L.L.Bean, Inc

  • Senior Software Engineer

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    L.L.Bean is currently searching for a Senior Software Engineer to join our Customer Technology team based in Freeport, Maine. This important role is responsible for designing, developing, configuring, testing, debugging, and documenting computer applications based on technical configurations and specifications. The successful candidate must have advanced proficiency and skill in full stack development.



    • Works independently and collaboratively with a team.
    • Designs and creates solutions taking performance into consideration.
    • Identify and assist with implementing application improvements that will lessen development timelines and/or reduce production support issues.
    • Conducts walk-throughs and reviews of solutions. Provides options and estimates for solutions.
    • Helps to set and promote coding and web standards across the web developer team and IS organization.
    • Provide web based design and development subject matter expertise to business partners and IS peers.
    • Work with the creative team and other members of the project team to develop site concepts, interface designs and architecture of the website.
    • Identify and assist with implementing application improvements that will lessen development timelines and/or reduce production support issues.
    • Work with business area customers and vendors to identify business requirements, test strategies, and test execution.
    • Responsible for the development and execution of testing and implementation plans.
    • Participates in project planning and development or assumes responsibility for a project of limited scope including guidance of others.
    • Provides options for and estimates of possible solutions.
    • May be responsible for the completion of a phase of a project or small projects depending on complexity.
    • Estimates and tracks time required to complete work, for project budgeting and financial tracking.
    • Stays current on Industry trends.
    • Regularly provides guidance and training to less experienced team members.
    • Conducts and participates in reviews of solution designs, configurations and code.
    • May act as primary liaison to software vendors for managing vendor problem tickets.
    • Partners with the business on effective end user adoption and use of system / function.
    • May review training strategy, materials and Standard Operating Procedures.
    • Continually looks within and beyond their job, anticipating business needs and opportunities.
    • Responsible for 24x7 research and resolution of production system problems.
    • Provides technical expertise for project and baseline support teams
    • On call – provides day time and after hours on call support.
    • Adheres to security standards in support of PCI compliance.
    • Adheres to development standards and provides development standards recommendations.

    Health and Safety Requirement: Ensures compliance with the L.L.Bean comprehensive Health and Safety program by knowing and following all safety guidelines, policies, procedures and expectations. Takes immediate and appropriate action to rectify any unsafe conditions.



    • Strong web-based technical skills and high aptitude for learning new technologies.
    • Must work well in a team environment and have strong time management skills.
    • Strong written and oral communication skills.
    • Strong business and analytical skills.
    • Extensive experience with JavaScript (ES6), HTML5, CSS3, SCSS.
    • Experience with React and Redux.
    • Experience with Node.js and Server-Side Frameworks (Hapi preferred).
    • Experience with Webpack and Babel.
    • Experience with static linting and unit testing frameworks.
    • Implementing and consuming AJAX/JSON/REST Web Services.
    • Additional technologies beneficial to the role:
      • Familiarity with WebSphere Commerce.
      • Familiarity with progressive enhancement
      • Experience with responsive web design.
      • Accessibility and SEO knowledge.
      • Familiarity with web content management systems
      • Familiarity with Scrum methodology in an Agile team.
      • Perl familiarity
      • Git
      • VI
      • Docker
      • YAML
      • Kubernetes
    Education Level: BA/BS or equivalent  

    Experience Level: 5 years


    Much has changed since our start in 1912, but the important things remain the same. The values that the company's founder, L.L. Bean (Leon Leonwood Bean) was raised to believe in were simple and deeply ingrained. Nature is something to be revered. Family ties are a priority. Being neighborly is a matter of course. And "do unto others" is not just a saying but a way of life.

    Over the past few years L.L.Bean has received numerous accolades including being named #1 in 2017 on Forbes Best Employers List for America’s Best Mid-Size Employers, thanks to the corporate culture and unique benefits we offer our employees:

    • An excellent total compensation package
    • Enhanced 401(k) retirement package
    • Health care, including domestic partner and family coverage, across medical, dental, and vision
    • Flexible spending accounts for health and dependent care
    • Life insurance, including domestic partner and dependent coverage
    • Outdoor experience days in addition to Paid Time Off (vacation, holiday and personal time)
    • Discounts on L.L.Bean merchandise and Outdoor Discovery School adventures
    • Employee Store
    • Equipment loan program from the Employee Use Room
    • Tuition reimbursement
    • Access to L.L.Bean cabins and tent sites at Rangeley Lake for personal use

    Benefit eligibility varies according to employment status, level and location. For more details please visit our website at www.llbeancareers.com and refer to the benefits section.


    We recognize the importance of diversity in creating a better world and a stronger organization. L.L.Bean is an equal opportunity employer.



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